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Program of Meetings and Special Events

Our monthly Program meetings take place October through May, the first Tuesday of the month (unless noted otherwise) beginning with refreshments at 6:30pm at the Historical Society. These programs are open to the public.



Bowling Night with the Exeter Historical Society

Saturday, September 20, 2014, 6:00pm

Exeter Bowling Lanes

 

Join us for a night of family fun! Come candlepin bowling with us at Exeter Bowling Lanes, 6 Columbus Avenue, Exeter. The winning tickets for the Summer Raffle will be drawn.

 

Click here to buy tickets:

per person: $30; $20/historical society member

per family (of 3): $60; $50/member family with $5 per additional child

OR per lane: $250

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 
Raffle Event

You have the chance to win a 16 GB Apple iPad Mini or two tickets to the Red Sox game on Saturday, September 27th against the NYC Yankees.

Only $10 per ticket, or $25 for 3 tickets.

You can stop by the Exeter Historical Society to buy your tickets, connect with your friendly Historical Society Trustee, or visit our store (click here).  

The winning tickets will be drawn during the historical society's Bowling Event, on Saturday, September 20th from 6 to 9pm at Exeter Bowling Lanes. The winners do not need to be present to win, though we hope you'll come.

Thank you for your support, and good luck!

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"If I am Not for Myself, Who Will Be for Me?" George Washington's Runaway Slave
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October 7, 2014, 7:00pm

 

Portrayed by Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti, Oney Judge Staines was only 3/5 of a person, according to the Constitution. To her masters, George & Martha Washington, she was merely “the girl.” All she wanted was the freedom to control her own actions, but her account of escaping the Executive Mansion in Philadelphia, fleeing north and establishing a life in New Hampshire is not a typical runaway story. 

 

To offset the cost of hosting our programs, there is a $5 suggested donation for not-yet members 

 

 
A Time-Stained God: Religious Lives, Civil War Deaths and the Remaking of God in America

November 4, 2014, 7:00pm

(This program will be held at The Congregational Church,

21 Front Street, Exeter.)

 

The American Civil War was a deeply unsettling time. In his talk, Phillips Exeter Academy history instructor & author Kent McConnell explores the toll that the devastation of the war took on the religious faith of Americans.

 

To offset the cost of hosting our programs, there is a $5 suggested donation for not-yet members.

 

 

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Holiday Open House
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December 2, 2014, 6:30 - 8:30pm

 

Join us for food, sociability & holiday cheer!

 
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